The importance of providing students with a friendly and peaceful home during their studies is of paramount importance to with us, along with ensuring they are content and healthy. We pride ourselves in offering not only the very best boarding facilities, but also the highest levels of pastoral care.
All our boarding houses are within easy reach of any of the Astrum colleges, ranging from between five to 15 minutes’ walk or tube ride away. Our accommodation for students under 18 includes both single and shared contemporary rooms. All rooms feature modern en-suite bathrooms, simple kitchen facilities, desks for studying and ample storage space. All meals are provided, either in the boarding house or at college.
Fulham Palace Studios
Fulham Palace Studios has live-in house parents who are available 24/7 to help students with any needs or concerns they might have. They also arrange exciting evening and weekend social activities throughout the year, catering for our students’ broad range of interests and taking advantage of the fantastic opportunities that London has to offer. All boarders are provided with electronic key cards which permit entry for our students only, and all communal areas are covered by CCTV.
Pure Hammersmith, located just two minutes’ walk from Hammersmith tube station, offers students easy access to their college, as well as central London and beyond. This
accommodation features spacious, modern rooms and communal areas, hi-tech gym facilities, a cinema room, study areas and an enclosed private terrace. Available exclusively to over-18s, this facility provides students with the opportunity to move towards greater independence in preparation for life at university, while still having access to all of our support services and social programme.
Princess Beatrice House
Princess Beatrice House is a short walk from Earl’s Court underground station and around 15 minutes’ walk or tube ride from any of the Astrum colleges. All boarders are provided with electronic key cards, which allow entry only for our students. Our live-in house parents are available 24 hours a day at reception and around the boarding house. They ensure students receive the highest level of pastoral care and support outside the classroom. They also organise a range of fun activities for students to take part in throughout the year.
Single or shared en-suite rooms are available. They all include studio kitchen facilities, study desks and built-in storage space. All weekday meals are provided in the dining hall or at the college, while at the weekends, brunch and dinner are served at the residence. High-speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the building and all communal areas are covered by CCTV. Whilst we always try to provide students with their preferred choice of accommodation, this cannot always be guaranteed.